John-Kaare Aune to leave Wallem Group, John Rowley appointed as next CEO

The Board of Directors of Wallem Group has announced that John-Kaare Aune will be stepping aside as Wallem Group’s CEO and after a period of transition will leave in January 2024, to be succeeded by John Rowley. Having joined Wallem in 2019 as Managing Director, Shipmanagement, John-Kaare Aune was appointed as Group CEO in January […]

Coach Solutions unveils EU ETS monitoring tool for simplified compliance

Coach Solutions, a leading provider of vessel optimisation solutions has launched a reporting tool designed to help owners and operators manage their fleets trading under the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). The software tool provides stakeholders with the ability to understand EU ETS carbon emissions related to specific vessels and time periods, providing a […]

Israel-Palestine conflict set to create maritime challenges while trade continues with caution

The Israel-Palestine conflict, marked by recent violence between Israel and Hamas, has sent ripples through the shipping and maritime industry, leading international companies to issue cautionary advisories and adapt their operations in the region, as container logistics platform Container xChange writes in this Analysis piece. “In light of recent developments in the Middle East, including […]

Maersk signs deal with Starlink for its Ocean fleet

A.P. Moller – Maersk (Maersk)is embarking on a collaboration with Starlink, the pioneering satellite internet constellation developed by SpaceX. Maersk’s more than 330 own operated container vessels will have Starlink installed, enabling high-speed internet with speeds over 200 Mbps. The service is a leap forward in terms of internet speed and latency which will bring […]

Port of London Authority welcomes four more trainee pilots

Four more experienced mariners have joined the Port of London Authority (PLA), to help the growing trade on the river Thames and ensure navigational safety for vessels visiting the UK’s busiest, joining a 123-strong team of PLA Marine Pilots. The quartet of new appointees, who this week embarked on an intensive six-month course, are : […]

Technology readiness for key zero carbon fuels is increasing, but other barriers remain: LR

The Lloyd’s Register (LR) Maritime Decarbonisation Hub’s October 2023 update of the Zero Carbon Fuel Monitor, which tracks technology, investment and community readiness of prominent alternative fuels for the maritime energy transition, has found that technology progress across fuel supply chains is evident, especially for ammonia and green hydrogen. Significant milestones have been achieved for […]

Chevron partners with 123Carbon on marine carbon insetting pilot

123Carbon, the first independent blockchain-based carbon insetting platform for the transport sector, announces that it has completed an insetting pilot with Chevron by tokenising the emissions reductions associated with bunkering of biofuel for Chevron-owned vessel in Singapore. This successful pilot allows for further introduction of carbon insetting capabilities to other third-party customers. Carbon insetting has […]